Viewpoint Books’ bestseller list

* Asterisk denotes a local author or Indiana connection

Children and Young Adult

1. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” J.K. Rowling

2. “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” Ransom Riggs

3. “Who is Hillary Clinton?,” Heather Alexander

4. “What Was Woodstock?,” Joan Holub

5. “I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World,” Malala Yousafzai

6. “Hogwarts Classics (Volume 2),” J.K. Rowling

7. “Kingdom Keepers 01: Disney After Dark,” Ridley Pearson

8. “Mushrooms,” DK Publishing

9. “Too Many Moose!,” Lisa Bakos

10. “Hey, Diddle Diddle and Other Favorite Nursery Rhymes,” Hannah Wood

11. “The Underwater Planet – Spacemice 06,” Geronimo Stilton

12. “Land of Stories: An Author’s Odyssey (Book 5),” Chris Colfer

13. “Frozen: Best Birthday Ever,” Golden Books Publishing

14. “Two Summers,” Aimee Friedman

15. “Unofficial Holy Bible for Minecrafters: A Children’s Introduction to the Old and New Testament,” Christopher Miko and Garrett Romines

Adult NonFiction (H for hard cover, P for paperback)

1. “Old Age: A Beginner’s Guide,” Michael Kinsley (H)

2. * “Congress, Presidents and American Politics: Fifty Years of Writings and Reflections,” Lee H. Hamilton (H)

3. * “Road Trip: A Pocket History of Indiana,” Andrea Neal (P)

4. “Inner Game of Tennis: The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance,” W. Timothy Gallwey (P)

5. “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End,” Atul Gawande (H)

6. “Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” Marie Kondo (H)

7. “The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey,” Rinker Buck (P)

8. * “Mount Everest and Mount Kilimanjaro,” Walter Glover (P)

9. “What America Needs,” Jeffrey Lord (P)

10. “Road to Character,” David Brooks (H)

11. * “Move Your Chair,” Rick Weinheimer (P)

12. “Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania,” Eric Larson (P)

13. “Seven Brief Lessons on Physics,” Carlo Rovelli (P)

14. “The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,” Joseph J. Ellis (P)

15. “Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History,” Boris Johnson (P)

Adult Fiction (H for hard cover, P for paperback)

1. “Our Souls at Night,” Kent Haruf (P)

2. “All the Light We Cannot See,” Anthony Doerr (H)

3. “Follow the River,” James Alexander Thom (P)

4. “Imagimorphia: An Extreme Coloring and Search Challenge,” Kerby Rosanes (P)

5. “Enchanted Forest: An Inky Quest and Coloring Book,” Johanna Basford (P)

6. “Spool of Blue Thread,” Anne Tyler (P)

7. “Underground Railroad,” Carla Whitehead (H)

8. “Girl on the Train,” Paula Hawkins (P)

9. “The Hobbit,” J.R.R. Tolkien (P)

10. “Little Paris Bookshop,” Nina George (P)

11. “Black Widow,” Daniel Silva (H)

12. “Guilty,” David Baldacci (P)

13. “Man Called Ove,” Fredrik Backman (P)

14. * “Dust on a Bowl of Roses,” Adele Vincent (P)

15. “Woman in Cabin 10,” Ruth Ware (H)

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Brian Blair is a reporter for The Republic. He can be reached at or 812-379-5672.